Former Aquatics International owner, publisher
and industry pioneer Jules Field died Feb. 9 of pneumonia
in Orange County, Calif. He was 92.
The industry elder statesman owned and published this
magazine and Pool & Spa News until they
were purchased by Hanley Wood in June 2001.
A memorial service will take place on March 8 in
Hollywood, Calif. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that
donations be made to the Los Angeles Times Family
Fund's Summer Camp Campaign or Doctors Without Borders. A
full-length tribute to Field will appear in a future